Immigrants

Decorative image for Resource Profile “MAESTRA! The Letters Speak.” Adult ESL Students Learning to Read for the First Time

“MAESTRA! The Letters Speak.” Adult ESL Students Learning to Read for the First Time

2010

This report outlines five principles for teaching adult emergent readers.

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Using Oral Language Skills to Build on the Emerging Literacy of Adult English Learners

2010

This resource is a research brief written for teachers, program administrators, and teacher trainers seeking ways to work effectively with adult and adolescent English language learners (ELLs) with emerging literacy skills.  

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A Toolkit for ESL Practitioners: Supporting Skilled Immigrants

2011

The toolkit addresses the challenge of properly serving the skilled immigrant population and introduces solutions to some of the most pressing problems this group experiences; it introduces best practices from the field and a directory of successful programs dedicated to serving the needs of skilled immigrants.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile Increasing Opportunities for Immigrant Students: Community College Strategies for Success

Increasing Opportunities for Immigrant Students: Community College Strategies for Success

2011

This report seeks to identify the key elements of a comprehensive and systemic approach to the challenge of educating immigrant students .

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Adult Education and Immigrant Integration: Networks for Integrating New Americans (NINA), Theoretical Framework

2013

This Theoretical Framework is part of the overall strategy for designing and implementing the NINA initiative.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile Improving Immigrants' Employment Prospects through Work-Focused Language Instruction

Improving Immigrants' Employment Prospects through Work-Focused Language Instruction

2011

This policy brief outlines a series of  promising approaches to link language instruction with occupational training and to address the pressures and challenging life circumstances immigrants face. 

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Findings from an Examination of the Labor Force Participation of College-Educated Immigrants in the United States

2012

This is the second of a series of papers that examines the labor market underutilization problems experienced by college-educated immigrants who earned their college degrees in other countries compared with their counterparts who earned their college degrees in the United States.

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The Earnings of Foreign-Educated College Graduates: An Examination of the Determinants of the Hourly Earnings of College-Educated Immigrants

2012

This is the first in a series of papers that examine the labor market underutilization problems experienced by immigrant workers with a college degree earned outside the United States.

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Health Care Career Pathways and Adult English Language Learners

2011

This report discusses health care workforce needs in entry-level, midlevel and professional positions, a profile of the changing American workforce, with a focus on adult immigrants and English language learners (ELLs) and their workforce participation, and how adult ELLs could fill health care positions.

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